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Doctor of Medicine

Offered by: UCSI University
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration5 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)341490/Course
FacultyFaculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

UCSI University’s Medicine programme recruits and trains students to become medical doctors to meet the needs of the healthcare system of the country. This goal is achieved with highly quali?ed sta?, fully-equipped laboratories as well as other essential facilities. With learning as its training thrust, active student participation is the standard expectation.

At the end of the MD programme, the graduates would have attained the fundamental knowledge, attitude, and skills in the following ?ve areas:

  • Basic medical services
  • Clinical and therapeutic methods, procedures, and investigations
  • Community health and family medicine
  • Communication skills
  • Professional competence


Phase 1:
Year 1 Semester 1
  • Foundation in Medical Sciences
  • Behavioural Sciences and Communication Skills
  • Basic Clinical Sciences
Semester 2
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Renal System
  • Haemopoietic System and Immunology
  • Behavioural Sciences and Communication Skillss
Year 2 Semester 1
  • Reproductive System, Gastrointestinal System, and Nutrition
  • Musculoskeletal System and Skin
  • Endocrine System
  • Behaviourial Sciences and Communication Skills
Semester 2
  • Commnicable Diseases
  • Neurosciences
  • Genetics
  • Community Studies and Bioethics
  • Behavioural Sciences and Communication Skills
  • First Professional exam
Phase 2:
Year 3
  • Community Medicine I
  • Internal Medical I
  • Paediatrics I
  • General Surgery I
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology I
  • Orientation to Clinical Practice
  • CPR course
Year 4
  • Community Medicine II
  • Internal Medical II
  • Paediatrics II
  • General Surgery II
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology II
  • Orthopaedics I
  • Psychiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Radiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Accident and Emergency
  • Medicine
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Clinical Laboratory
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Therapeutic Medicine
  • Electives
  • Second Professional Exam
Year 5
  • District Hospital and Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine III
  • Paediatrics III
  • General Surgery III
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology III
  • Orthopaedics II
  • HIV and Gerontology
  • Third Professional Exam
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

–   For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.


Entry Requirements

For Doctor of Medicine: Qualification Academic Requirements UCSI Foundation in Science* CGPA 3.5 National Matriculation* CGPA 3.5 in Biology, Chemistry & Mathematics/Physics A-Levels / STPM Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry & Mathematics/Physics International Baccalaureate (IB) 30 points with a minimum of 4 points in Biology, Chemistry & Mathematics/Physics UEC B4 grade in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics Australian Year 12** ATAR score of 80% (inclusive of Biology, Chemistry & Mathematics courses) Other Year 12 equivalent** Overall average score of 80% inclusive of minimum 80% score in Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics *A minimum B grade is required at the SPM level for 5 courses (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics/Additional Mathematics and another course) - applicable to Malaysians only **To be reviewed by the University on a case-by-case basis for confirmation of eligibility. For Nursing and Optometry programmes, please refer to for more details.

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Career Prospects
Following successful completion of the medical degree, graduates are eligible for provisional registration with the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC). After serving a compulsory housemanship year, they are eligible for full registration in Malaysia, but Malaysian citizens will be required by the Ministry of Health to undertake a further three years of compulsory service. The following list is the samples of specialisation and sub-specialisation should the students intend to further their studies.

Specialisation - At least 4 years
  • Pathology
  • Immunology
  • Internal Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Paediatrics
  • Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
  • Ophthalmology (Eye)
  • Radiology
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Community Medicine
Sub-specialisation - A further 2 to 4 years
  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Plastic Surgery


All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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